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Chivalry and romance in the English Renaissance / Alex Davis.

Davis, Alex, 1973- (Author).
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Subject: Chivalry in literature.
Literature and history > England > History > 16th century.
Medievalism > England > History > 16th century.
Romances, English > History and criticism.
Knights and knighthood in literature.
Middle Ages in literature.
Renaissance > England.
Genre: Electronic books.
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  • ISBN: 1846150396
  • ISBN: 9781846150395
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (263 pages).
  • Publisher: Cambridge [U.K.] ; D.S. Brewer, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-258) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 'Not Knowing Their Parents' : Reading Chivalric Romance -- The Progress of Romance (I) : Kenilworth, 1575 -- Castles in the Air : Quixotic Representations on the Seventeenth-Century Stage -- 'Gentleman-Like Adventure' : Duelling in the 'Life' of Lord Herbert of Cherbury -- 'The Lady Errant' : Katherine Philips as Reader of Romance -- The Progress of Romance (II) : Kenilworth, Chivalry, and the Middle Ages -- 'The Chronicle of Wasted Time.'
Summary: Chivalry and Romance in Renaissance England offers a reinterpretation of the place and significance of chivalric culture in the sixteenth and seventeenth-century and explores the implications of this reconfigured interpretation for an understanding of the medieval generally.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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